Associate Motion Graphic Designer

Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees, and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Position Details

Associate Motion Graphic Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Whirlpool Corporation is seeking an Associate Motion Graphics Designer for an exciting and first-of-its-kind division: WoW Studios. Tasked with innovating the consumer experience and building the future of marketing at Whirlpool, WoW Studios is the next generation of in-house advertising, storytelling, and experience. With deep support from executive leadership, armed with the latest digital marketing tools, and award-winning creative and experienced talent, our goal is nothing short of super-charging Whirlpool Corporation through investing in creativity and improving consumers’ lives inside millions of homes.

Producing the work for iconic brands like Jennair, KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana, and more, this highly visible, business-critical division will be heavily invested in increasing the total output of campaigns, content, analytics, design, experiences, digital tools, and service innovations. At the edge of the Chicago Riverwalk, WoW Studios North American headquarters is located in the historic Reid Murdoch Building.

From the dream builders and problem slayers to the operational masters and data maestros to the magic makers…we want you! In this role, you will be on the first team at WoW Studios. A group coming together to build cohesive, powerful, and relevant brand experiences by partnering with Creatives, Brand Teams, and Program Managers on specific projects. You’ll help deliver on what is made and brought to life creatively. You’ll lean into your strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and creative problem-solving.

A Motion Graphics Design portfolio that demonstrates deep knowledge, creativity, and skill is needed to be considered for this position

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Desire to own motion/video assets for the brand across all relevant channels 
  • Organized, self-motivated, and quick problem solver who can work comfortably with multiple projects at different stages in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment 
  • Design custom elements based on brand guidelines 
  • Collaborate with content creators, brands, editors, and graphic designers to bring stories and concepts to life 
  • Conceptualize, design, and animate, using different styles and approaches for deliverables as needed

Minimum requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 1+ years of Motion Design experience inclusive of academics in marketing, advertising, or brand 
  • 1+ years of experience using graphics or motion software (such as Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator)

Preferred skills and experiences:

  • Experience using 3D software 
  • Willingness to jump in, grasp directions quickly, and run with projects (following templates/style guides) 
  • Work quickly and efficiently, to turn around projects fast 
  • Ability to work toward several milestones on various projects simultaneously 
  • Detail-oriented, proactive, and solution-oriented 
  • Strong communication skills

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